Need Help Deleting Duplicates

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I have a lot of duplicate photos in my library. My guess is that these are compressed RAW files that I pulled down from Google Photos when I migrated away from that server. I know they're not originals because they're not as vivid as the originals and I can't apply lens corrections to them.

Most of these files are easy to identify because they have "-2" appended to the original filename.

For example:

Original: Photo-001.cr2

Duplicate: Photo-001-2.cr2

I attempted to do a search for "-2.cr2" but that didn't narrow down my library at all.

Any suggestions?
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Update: Taking a closer look at the -2.cr2 search results, the duplicates are all at the top of the search results, then it starts showing every photo with the .cr2 extension. It looks like the search kind of works its way out from beginning of the term to the end in order to return more results?

Also, when I search the term in quotations, I get 5,670 results. Without the quotations, I get 8,675 results. Any idea as to why this is?
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